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6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies

These Individual Key Lime Pies are super delicious and could not be easier to make. These little pies have a lovely creamy texture and flavors of sweet and tart mixed in a crunchy graham cracker crust. Just 6 ingredients plus salt.

Why I love this recipe

These mini Key Lime Pies are the perfect size, easy to make, and are ready in less than 1 hour.

Need a main dish to go with it? Try this Cheddar and Spinach Stuffed Chicken or this Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole.

two small yellow pies in graham crusts topped with whipped cream and quarter lime slice.
6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies

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Ingredients

(amounts are listed in the recipe card at the bottom of the post)

graham cracker crumbs (or crushed graham crackers)

granulated sugar

table salt

butter

egg yolks

sweetened condensed milk

key lime juice (or regular lime juice)

Optional – Whipped cream for topping

Optional – Lime slices for garnish

Substitutions

You can also use regular lime juice in these mini Key Lime pies if you can’t find Key limes or Key lime juice.

Equipment used for this recipe

How to make 6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies

Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

For the Graham Crusts

Step 1 – Spray two 4 7/8″ mini pie tins with non-stick spray.

Step 2 – In a medium bowl, melt the butter.

Step 3 – Add the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt to the melted butter. Stir well to combine.

a bowl filled with graham crumbs mixed with melted butter.

Step 4 – Spread the buttery graham cracker crust mixture into the bottoms of the mini pie pans, evenly and up the sides. Press it firmly to compact it together. Set aside.

two small pie tins filled with graham crust mixture.

For the Key Lime Filling

Step 1 – In a medium bowl whisk the egg yolks together.

Step 2 – Add the sweetened condensed milk and lime juice to the egg yolks and whisk together until well combined.

a bowl filled with a light yellow creamy key lime pie filling.

Step 3 – Pour the creamy filling mixture into the two unbaked graham cracker crusts.

two small graham crusts filled with creamy yellow key lime pie filling.

Step 4 – Place the mini pies on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Step 5 – Cool completely on a wire rack.

two mini key lime pies cooling on a wire rack.

Step 6 – Chill in the refrigerator, if desired, or serve when completely cooled.

Step 7 – Top with whipped topping and garnish with a slice of lime, if desired.

two mini yellow pies in graham crusts garnished with whipped cream and quarter lime slice.
6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies

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two mini yellow pies in graham crusts garnished with whipped cream and quarter lime slice.

6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies

6 Ingredient Individual Key Lime Pies are super delicious and could not be easier to make. These little pies have a lovely creamy texture and flavors of sweet and tart mixed in a crispy graham cracker crust.
4.29 from 14 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cool Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 722 kcal

Ingredients

For the Graham Crusts:

  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs (or crushed graham crackers)
  • cup granulated sugar
  • teaspoon table salt
  • 3 Tablespoons butter

For the Filling:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup key lime juice (or regular lime juice)
  • Optional – Whipped cream for topping
  • Optional – Lime slices for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

For the Graham Crusts:

  • Spray two mini pie tins with non-stick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, melt the butter.
  • Add the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt to the melted butter. Stir well to combine.
  • Spread the crumb crust mixture into the bottoms of the mini pie pans, evenly and up the sides. Press it firmly to compact it together. Set aside.

For the Key Lime Filling:

  • In a medium bowl whisk the egg yolks together.
  • Add the sweetened condensed milk and lime juice to the egg yolks and whisk together until well combined.
  • Divide mixture into the two unbaked graham cracker crusts.
  • Place the individual pies on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack, for about 30 minutes.
  • Chill in the refrigerator, if desired, or serve when completely cooled.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and lime slices, if desired.

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Notes

  • You can also use regular lime juice in these mini Key Lime pies if you can't find Key limes or Key lime juice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 722kcalCarbohydrates: 94gProtein: 14gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 19gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 279mgSodium: 574mgPotassium: 523mgFiber: 1gSugar: 80gVitamin A: 1106IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 375mgIron: 2mg
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